The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Midlands region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 2 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 48 34 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 25.95% 16.75% 11.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.27% 17.35% 12.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 12 5
Median daily rate £550 £575 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +27.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £495 £488
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £59.50 £61.00
% change year-on-year
-24.36% -2.45%
Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
176 196 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 95.14% 96.55% 95.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 67 54
Median daily rate £500 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £295 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £125.00 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+594.44% -10.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Midlands region that featured Architect in the job title.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Architect across the Midlands region.

Architect Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Architect across the Midlands region.

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Midlands region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 30 (29.13%) Data Management
2 28 (27.18%) TOGAF
3 21 (20.39%) Enterprise Architecture
4 20 (19.42%) Data Quality
5 18 (17.48%) Finance
5 18 (17.48%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (16.50%) Oracle
7 16 (15.53%) SAP
7 16 (15.53%) ETL
7 16 (15.53%) Master Data Management
7 16 (15.53%) Data Architecture
8 15 (14.56%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (14.56%) Manufacturing
8 15 (14.56%) Information Security
9 14 (13.59%) Automotive
9 14 (13.59%) Management Information System
10 13 (12.62%) Windows
11 12 (11.65%) Information Management
11 12 (11.65%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (11.65%) IT Governance
12 11 (10.68%) Retail
12 11 (10.68%) Active Directory
12 11 (10.68%) Microsoft Azure
12 11 (10.68%) Security Architecture
13 10 (9.71%) CISSP
13 10 (9.71%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (9.71%) Risk Management
14 9 (8.74%) COBIT
14 9 (8.74%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (8.74%) PeopleSoft

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (8.74%) Oracle UPK
2 6 (5.83%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.85%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (4.85%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.94%) CMS
5 1 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.97%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (4.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.91%) SAP HCM
2 3 (2.91%) SAP HR
3 2 (1.94%) SAP MII
4 1 (0.97%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.77%) SaaS
3 6 (5.83%) IaaS
3 6 (5.83%) Office 365
3 6 (5.83%) PaaS
4 5 (4.85%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (4.85%) Yammer
5 2 (1.94%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.83%) Firewall
2 3 (2.91%) DNS
2 3 (2.91%) Internet
3 2 (1.94%) Skype
4 1 (0.97%) LAN
4 1 (0.97%) WAN
4 1 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.48%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (4.85%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (4.85%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.94%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.94%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (0.97%) GIS
4 1 (0.97%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.97%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.97%) SAP HANA
General
1 18 (17.48%) Finance
2 15 (14.56%) Manufacturing
3 14 (13.59%) Automotive
4 11 (10.68%) Retail
5 1 (0.97%) Back Office
5 1 (0.97%) Banking
5 1 (0.97%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.83%) .NET
1 6 (5.83%) Web Services
2 2 (1.94%) EDI
3 1 (0.97%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.97%) JSON
3 1 (0.97%) Node.js
3 1 (0.97%) REST
3 1 (0.97%) SOAP
3 1 (0.97%) Spring
3 1 (0.97%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.56%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (13.59%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.91%) Internet of Things
4 2 (1.94%) iPad
5 1 (0.97%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.97%) Replication
5 1 (0.97%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.62%) Windows
2 3 (2.91%) Linux
3 1 (0.97%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.97%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.97%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.97%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (29.13%) Data Management
2 28 (27.18%) TOGAF
3 21 (20.39%) Enterprise Architecture
4 16 (15.53%) Data Architecture
4 16 (15.53%) ETL
4 16 (15.53%) Master Data Management
5 15 (14.56%) Information Security
6 12 (11.65%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (11.65%) Information Management
6 12 (11.65%) IT Governance
7 11 (10.68%) Security Architecture
8 10 (9.71%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (9.71%) Risk Management
9 9 (8.74%) Functional Testing
9 9 (8.74%) System Testing
9 9 (8.74%) Time Management
9 9 (8.74%) Unit Testing
9 9 (8.74%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (8.74%) Waterfall
10 8 (7.77%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.83%) C#
2 5 (4.85%) SQL
2 5 (4.85%) T-SQL
3 4 (3.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (9.71%) CISSP
2 5 (4.85%) CISA
2 5 (4.85%) CISM
2 5 (4.85%) GIAC
3 2 (1.94%) CCIE
3 2 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.94%) Degree
4 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (19.42%) Data Quality
2 9 (8.74%) COBIT
3 4 (3.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.94%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.97%) BS25999
5 1 (0.97%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.97%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (10.68%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.97%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.97%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (16.50%) Oracle
2 16 (15.53%) SAP
3 9 (8.74%) PeopleSoft
4 8 (7.77%) BT
5 7 (6.80%) Cisco
5 7 (6.80%) Microsoft
6 5 (4.85%) Infor
6 5 (4.85%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.94%) ATG
7 2 (1.94%) EMC
7 2 (1.94%) VMware
8 1 (0.97%) Ariba
8 1 (0.97%) HP
8 1 (0.97%) Hyperion